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Yeah, it feels like I have to trigger it by putting my mouse back up over the tabs, and then slide to the right.  I feel like I'm pulling them over.

 

I bet that it's some extension I have installed, or perhaps even a combination.  The only other tab-related extension I have is Ctrl-Tab.  This one makes Ctrl+Tab behave exactly like Alt+Tab in the sense that it remembers your last selection instead of simply just going from left to right and then back to the far left tab again.

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Alright tompsonn, I was wrong.  It's working as you said.  When I close tabs and I make sure to consciously move my mouse away from the top area (including where the Location Bar and Bookmarks Toolbar is), then the tabs expand over to the right.  I think what happened is, when I upgraded to the version of Firefox that introduced this Chrome-like feature, I wasn't used to it.  So, I developed some kind of habit that I wasn't noticing where for some reason I thought I had to help Firefox expand the tabs over to the right.  lol  How dumb of me.  :)

 

So now when I close tabs, I know that all I have to do is get my mouse away from the top where everything is located (again, including the Location Bar and Bookmarks Toolbar).  I noticed that even if I keep my mouse on the Bookmarks Toolbar, the tabs don't expand over to the right until I get my mouse completely off of that top area.

 

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I went from firefox 3.5 to 16 and was blown away. then I installed the aurora alpha (firefox 19) and it's even better then 16/17.

as for chrome, I tend to flop back and forth between it and firefox and elinks
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Originally Posted by koasl View Post

Unistalled firefox ages ago, it was starting to get really clumsy and slow.
Get Google Chrome, you will be even more amazed of how good that is

 

I tried Google Chrome a few months ago and I still prefer Firefox.

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